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SubjectRe: writing to serial console
On Thu, 2002-07-04 10:14:50 -0500, Lee Chin <>
wrote in message <>:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to write status messages to the serial console as the kernel boots up. I tried writing to ttyS0 in main.c, but the kernel crashes with a paging violation. Is there an easy way to do this?

Simply use printk() and boot up your kernel with "console=ttyS0" or like
that. See ./linux/Documentation/serial-console.txt .


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